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About the Craft
Basics of Screenwriting
Discuss and ask questions about format, dialogue, sluglines, transitions, etc. related to script writing.
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Last Post: "Credits here"
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realphipps
Frequently Asked Writing Questions
Archive of commonly asked questions and answers regarding screenwriting.
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Intermediate & Advanced Screenwriting
Discuss structure, character development, themes, pace, dialogue, and more related to the craft of writing scripts.
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4,740 104,270
finalact4
Loglines and Query Letters
Receive suggestions & feedback on loglines and letters you are working on.
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2,356 48,844
Script Pages Feedback
Receive suggestions & feedback on your script pages from aspiring writers to industry pros.
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Script Pages Feedback - Advanced
Receive candid feedback on your writing from Mazin, Lowell, Haas, BDZ & TK.
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Story & Title Development
Receive suggestions & feedback on developing your story and titles for your script.
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Writing Exercises
Use to hone your writing skills.
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406 11,642
dpaterso
Writing for TV
Discuss the craft of writing for television including: scripts, pilots, shows, bibles, formats, etc.
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Last Post: TV bible question
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Southern_land
Writing Video Games
Discuss writing for video games and what goes into the scripts.
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Business
Agents, Lawyers & Managers
Discuss relationships with agents, lawyers & managers as well as swap information on experiences, background, and advice in working with them.
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4,269 45,688
Business Questions and Advice
Ask and answer specific questions about the business of writing for film and TV, meetings, interviews and contracts & agreements.
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4,483 65,672
Frequently Asked Questions
Archive of commonly asked questions and answers regarding the business of screenwriting.
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Script Deals
Discuss the various scripts, books, short stories, articles, pitches and treatments set up and sold for features and TV shows.
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TV
Discuss working as a TV writer, being a writers' assistant, the writers' room, staffing, showrunners, pitching, presentations and more.
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194 1,995
General
Announcements, News, & Opportunities
Post want ads, info on events, classes, lectures, contests, projects available, updates, offer services, news, film festivals, personal accomplishments or endeavors, etc. related to script writing.
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Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, Videos & Podcasts
Discuss various film & TV script writing related articles, books, magazines, videos and podcasts you like.
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Discuss & ask questions about various screenwriting classes, contests, fellowships, conferences, festivals, groups, and panels & seminars that you have entered, attended or are interested in knowing more about. Share advice, successes, and problems.
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Research and Resources
Discuss and exchange info on helpful resources & sites for researching topics you are writing about in your scripts.
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Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies
Discuss and/or review websites, services, script readers, software, apps, technical issues, computers and supplies you use all related to script writing.
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2,325 29,961
JeffLowell
Movies & Television
Films
Discuss films you have seen at the theaters, on TV, streaming or on home video.
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Television
Discuss TV series, TV movies, limited series and miniseries on broadcast, cable, streaming and DVD.
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Last Post: The Crew Trailer
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JeffLowell
Writers & Scripts
Discuss script writers and film & TV scripts.
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1,773 20,529
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Collection of articles from other screenwriting sites.
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    Polishing a pilot for an 8 ep in the "True Detective" meets "The Sinner" storytelling medium and one of my mechanisms for closing each episode, with a cliffhanger, involves having different POVs broken up by credits.

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